Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

Write the percent for shaded portion

  1. 45%
  2. 65%
  3. 75%
  4. 50%

Hint:

 Fractions are represented as a numerical value, which defines a part of a whole. A fraction can be a portion or section of any quantity out of a whole, where the whole can be any number, a specific value, or a thing.
Let us understand this concept using an example. The following figure shows a pizza that is divided into 8 equal parts. Now, if we want to express one selected part of the pizza, we can express it as 1/8 which shows that out of 8 equal parts, we are referring to 1 part.

The correct answer is: 45%


    Here, Shaded portion = 45 over 100, this means out of 100 parts , there are 45 shaded portions,
    To convert a fraction into percentage, multiply by 100 and add symbol %.

    45 over 100 cross times 100 space equals 45 straight percent sign
    Thus the shaded portion is 45% of whole.

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